Toronto Argonauts vs Ottawa Redblacks Prediction, 11/6/2021 CFL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Toronto Argonauts vs Ottawa Redblacks
Date: Saturday, November 6, 2021
Location: TD Place Stadium in Ottawa, ON
Odds/Point Spread: Toronto Argonauts (-10.5)
TD Place Stadium is the venue where and the Ottawa Redblacks (2-10) will play the Toronto Argonauts (7-4) on Saturday. Toronto opens this game as 10.5-point favorites. The over/under opens at 45.5. The expected starting quarterbacks are McLeod Bethel-Thompson and Caleb Evans.
In their last game the Argonauts went up against the Lions and earned the win by a score of 31-29. McLeod Bethel-Thompson went 23/37 with 155 yards passing and completed 1 TD. He walked away with 1 interception during the game. D.J. Foster paced the team on the ground for the game. He tore off a long run of 18 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on the day. He rushed for 65 yards by way of 9 carries which means he ran for an average of 7.2 yards per run. DaVaris Daniels was the receiving yardage leader by racking up 51 yards on 6 catches. He averaged 8.5 yards per reception for the game.
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Regarding putting points on the board, the Toronto Argonauts are averaging 22.5 points per contest. As a unit they're holding an average of 82.5 yards via the ground game which ranks them 7th in the league. The Argonauts have racked up 3,729 total yards this year. When it comes to getting the ball in the endzone, Toronto has earned 15 touchdowns via the pass and 8 touchdowns via the ground.
In terms of passing yards, the Argonauts have conceded 2,939 yards which ranks them 7th in the CFL. During this campaign, they are conceding 373.9 yards/outing ranking them 8th in the CFL. The Argonauts are ranked 6th in the league in terms of team defense, giving up 24.8 PPG. The opposition is running for 5.5 yards per run and 106.7 rushing yards per contest over the course of this year. Over the course of their 11 games, they have conceded 267.2 yards per outing through the air as well as giving up a completion percentage of 66.6%. For the season, they have given up 1,174 rushing yards through 11 contests.
In their last game the Redblacks played the Stampeders and lost 26-13. Caleb Evans led the team on the ground for the game. He had a long run of 14 yards but he wasn't able to run one in for a touchdown. He scurried for 68 yards by way of 8 carries which had him averaging 9.0 yards per carry. Nathaniel Behar was the receiving yardage leader with a tally of 98 yards on 5 receptions. He had an average of 19.6 yards per catch for the game. Caleb Evans went 15/29 with 173 yards passing and threw 1 TD. He ended the game with no interceptions.
Over the course of the season to this point, the Redblacks have thrown for 2,190 passing yards as well as holding an average of 182.5 passing yards per outing, which has them sitting 9th in the CFL. The Ottawa Redblacks have an average of 267.5 yards per outing which has them ranked 9th in the league. They maintain an average of 85.0 run yards per game and have rushed for 1,020 yards in total. Concerning how much they score, the Redblacks are ranked 9th in the CFL holding an average of 15.4 PPG.
Ottawa has given up a total of 1,394 yards via the ground game (116.2 yards per contest) and 8 touchdowns rushing for the season. The Redblacks are giving up 28.6 points per contest, which has them ranked 9th in the league. In total, they have conceded 343 points in total. They have surrendered 20 touchdowns through the air in addition to 259.8 yards/contest, which puts them in 7th in the CFL.
Who will win tonight's football game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Toronto Argonauts (-10.5)
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